Kipling's Imperial Boy: Adolescence and Cultural Hybridity by D. Randall

By D. Randall

Kipling's Imperial Boy opens by way of analyzing the importance of boyhood within the evolution of eu modernity. the 1st bankruptcy exhibits how heavily the determine of the adolescent (the "boy") is linked to questions of imperial growth and consolidation. The chapters that stick to take in Rudyard Kipling's fiction of the imperial boy, emphasizing the creative hyperlink among youth and cultural hybridity and supplying certain readings of The Jungle publication, Stalky & Co., and Kim.

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These are issues that are both intensely commercial and political at the same time. The pharmaceutical industry itself is increasingly organised in ®rms that have a global reach ± not simply a European one. The relationship between companies that represent themselves as great innovators, working on behalf of humankind (as well as a most successful branch of European capitalism), and an EU which is obliged to look after the interests of the European public at the same time as it polices free trade, make the relationship between the Union and the pharmaceutical industry an especially fascinating study.

Shift from healthcare institution-centred care to a citizencentred care'; it is a shift which, readers are told, `implies a decentralised health care where services, with evidence based effectiveness, are available to all and are provided in a way (which makes) . . organisational boundaries . . invisible to the citizen'. Healy and his colleagues are clear: `Information and communication technologies (ICT) . . (will come increasingly to support and improve) health services by providing . .

As Baggott puts it: `. . the dominant professional interests (in Britain's health care system) are closely tied to care and treatment services and are likely to oppose radical moves to shift resources towards prevention' (1998: 295). Though they may be few in number, the of®cials and professionals and those European Parliamentarians, who are most interested in health-policy issues, are in a much stronger position to stand aside from the business of managing health services and to focus on the development of health policy in its broadest sense.

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